Analyst Ratings for Intersil Corp (ISIL)

Updated: 2017-02-14

Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for ISIL last month.

Of the 9 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for ISIL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22.5, implying potential capital gains of 1.53 percent. The lowest price target was 22, which equates to a potential downside of -0.72 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 2.78 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 6.35 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.11 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.13 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

ISIL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 96.49 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of ISIL is 0.66.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ISIL hit 22.76 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 11.38. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 94.73 percent, and below the high by 2.64 percent. ISIL has a P/E ratio of 63.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ISIL value stock report compares ISIL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.02 billion. ISIL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.